Translational ayurveda: Transforming the micro science into macro medicine - the medicine for masses.- Ayurvedic fundamentals : Inferring the ancient dictums in light of current needs.- Food principles of ayurveda: Can food be a medicine?.- Ayurvedic perspectives of sleep: Implications in health and disease.- Preventive and promotive health care principles of ayurveda: from individual to community health.- Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics : from growers to consumers.- Ayurvedic Pancha karma: is it only bio cleansing or a potentially radical therapy?.- Ancillary practices of Ayurveda and their concurrent usage.- Ayurvedic methods of clinical examination and diagnostic techniques: Can they add to the existing art of clinical examination?.- Ayurvedic psychiatry : Indian thoughts on psyche and its diseases.- The art of prognosis in ayurveda : interpreting the cues to a logical derivations.
Translational Ayurveda is the implementation of translational medicine ideas taking into account Ayuraveda's unique health care principles and their application in patient care.
This book addresses various domains of Ayurveda, discussing its fundamentals and clinical practice in terms of the various modalities available, and offering deep insights into what is actually described in the classical Ayurveda texts. It also explores the public health impacts of such classical thoughts from a completely new angle.
In Ayurveda, there are huge gaps between knowledge and its practical application. The book identifies these gaps to provide a new perspective on Ayurvedic wisdom in light of contemporary scientific advances.
Sanjeev Rastogi has an MD in Ayurvedic Medicine from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and a PhD from Lucknow University. He was Director of Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India. Currently, he is working as a Professor at the Post Graduate Dept. of Kaya Chikitsa, State Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Lucknow. Dr Rastogi is widely known for his research on Ayurveda. He is also on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals and is senior editor for Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal owned by the Association of Ayurvedic Physicians of India.